Blog the Change


Blog the Change

Yesterday was the second Blog the Change for Animals event of the year. It is an event for bloggers to post about an animal cause that’s close to their heart in order to raise awareness for that cause.

There are countless opportunities for animal lovers to bring awareness to the needs of our animal friends. Four times a year Blog the Change inspires us to share links, ideas and join together to make a difference.

The organizations we would like to feature is Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Blindness and autism are devastating disabilities that few of us can comprehend. Guiding Eyes gives the blind the gift of greater personal freedom, independence and dignity by providing the finest bred and trained guide dogs in the world. Heeling Autism dogs provide safety for children with autism.

Guiding Eyes is an internationally accredited, nonprofit guide dog school with a 50-plus year legacy of providing the blind and visually impaired with superior trained guide dogs.

Since 1956 when founded, Guiding Eyes has become one of the foremost guide dog schools in the world, graduating more than 7,000 guide dog teams. It provides superbly bred guide dogs, professional training and follow-up support services to students at no cost to them and depends on contributions to fulfill its mission.

If you live in near the Yorktown Heights, NY Headquarters and Training Center the volunteer opportunities include: kennel enrichment, driving services, administrative, student services and internship (kennel only)

The Patterson, NY Canine Development Center offers volunteer opportunities in kennel support, driving services, administrative and videographer.

Guiding Eyes depends on devoted volunteers and donors to fulfill our mission and make possible our life-changing work in the fields of vision impairment and autism. Join the Guiding Eyes family through any of the many opportunities provided.

Spend a little time to read some of the other Blog The Change blog posts to be inspired to do what you can to help animals.


About Author

Devoted pet owner and now, devoted pet editor, Judi worked in traditional offices, keeping the books and the day-to-day operations organized. Taking her dog to work every day for over a decade never seemed odd. Neither did having an office cat. She knows what it's like to train a new puppy and she's experienced the heartache of losing beloved companions. Retired, she currently lives with her spoiled dog and four chickens (who are, interestingly enough, also spoiled).


  1. Excellent article, never enough information on rescues, dog organizations and such. My friend has a seeing eye dog, and as a team what they do is remarkable. The dog is so smart and right in tune with my friend’s needs.

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